HC Deb 17 November 1966 vol 736 cc170-1W
Mr. Hale

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that the extension of time granted by the Mixed Committee for the Deconcentration of German Industry in respect of the sale of Krupps coal, iron and steel holdings expired on 31st July, 1964; and what steps have since been taken by the Federal Government of West Germany to implement the outstanding agreements of the Bonn Convention and Allied High Commission Law No. 27.

Mr. George Thomson

In accordance with the conditions prescribed in paragraph 4 of Article 10 of Chapter One of the Convention on the Settlement of Matters arising out of the War and the Occupation (Command 656) the Mixed Committee of Experts have granted successive annual extensions of time, to 31st July, 1967, and the Federal German Government have not taken action.